David R. Olan

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Santa Monica, CA

Olan Law
 | 212 Marine Street, Suite 100
Santa Monica, CA 90405
Phone: 310-566-0010
Fax: 310-566-0017
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2007 - 2021
Licensed Since: 1989
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (80%),
  • Insurance Coverage (10%),
  • Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff (10%)
Languages Spoken:
  • English,
  • German,
  • Spanish
  • Free Consultation
Attorney Profile

David R. Olan is a partner in Olan Law, a personal injury firm with headquarters in Santa Monica, California. The son of a personal injury attorney, David Olan learned the family business at a young age. With a single-mindedness that is rare even for an attorney, he built a solid reputation on outstanding results. He considers the highest compliment to be how often he is referred cases by other California leading attorneys.

David Olan has been recognized by a number of organizations for his successes. Many of his verdicts and settlements have resulted in multimillion-dollar awards to his clients. David Olan's cases involve issues such as product liability, wrongful death, car accidents, premises liability, dog bites, construction accidents, discrimination, sexual harassment and wrongful termination.

In addition to publishing and speaking on litigation matters, David is the 2012 - 2013 president of the Santa Monica Bar Association, and a member of the American Board of Trial Advocates, the Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles and the Consumer Attorneys of California.

 
Practice Areas
  • 80%Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
  • 10%Insurance Coverage
  • 10%Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff
Focus Areas

Animal Bites, Assault, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Slip and Fall, Wrongful Death, Construction Accident, Brain Injury, Sexual Abuse - Plaintiff, Toxic Mold, Trucking Accidents, Premises Liability - Plaintiff, Insurance, Bad Faith Insurance, Motor Vehicle Defects, Medical Devices, Pharmaceutical, Products Liability

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Selected to Super Lawyers for 15 yearsbottom-image

Super Lawyers: 2007 - 2021

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About David Olan

Admitted: 1989, California

Professional Webpage: http://www.olanlaw.com/olan-law-attorneys/david-olan/

Honors/Awards:

  • Best Lawyers of America, 2011 - 2017
  • 10/10 Avvo Rating
  • Semi-Finalist, Moot Court, 3 CSSAP, 1987
  • AV Rated, Martindale-Hubbell
  • Top 100, National Trial Lawyers Association
  • Semi-Finalist, Moot Court, Law & Motion, 1988
  • Moot Court, University of San Diego School of Law

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Santa Monica Bar Association, President, 2012 - 2013
  • Board of Governors, Consumer Attorneys of California, 1998
  • American Association of Justice
  • California State Bar, 1989
  • Board of Governors, Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles, 1997 - 2004
  • Founder, Association of Surfing Lawyers
  • Western Trial Lawyers Association
  • U.S. Federal Court, 1990
  • American Board of Trial Advocates
  • Trial Lawyers for Public Justice

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Life Rolls On, Advisory Board Member
  • Former Member of Executive Committee and Legal Issues Team, Malibu Chapter, Surfrider Foundation

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • T.E. Miller Supplement: Construction, Defect & Land Subsidiary Litigation 1990, Wiley Law, New York, New York, 1990

Verdicts/Settlements:

  • $1.5 Million Settlement for Serious Personal Injuries from a Motorcycle Accident
  • $300,000 Settlement in a Premises Liability and Assault & Battery case for Wrongful Death
  • $1.1 Million Settlement for Serious Personal Injuries from a Dog Bite case
  • $2.4 Million Settlement for Child Sexual Abuse in a Foster Care Facility
  • $640,000 Arbitration Award against Farmers Insurance for insurance bad faith in an Uninsured Motorist Case for Serious Personal Injuries from a Motor Vehicle Accident
  • $545,000 Settlement in a Product Liability case
  • $8 Million+ Settlement in Product Liability Case for defective tires and defective seat belts
  • $500,000 Settlement for Serious Personal Injuries in a Truck Accident
  • $1.6 Million Settlement in Product Liability and Personal Injury case for a defective hot water heater resulting in extensive burns to the client
  • $321,000 Verdict in a Premises Liability case for Serious Personal Injuries
  • $1.25 Million Judgement in a Premises Liability and Assault and Battery case
  • $2.8 Million Settlement for Personal Injuries Received in a Construction Accident.
  • $900,000 Settlement for Serious Personal Injuries in a Motorcycle Accident
  • $585,000 Arbitration Award in a Motor Vehicle Accident case
  • $500,000+ Settlement in an Insurance Bad Faith case
  • $2 Million+ Settlement in Insurance Bad Faith case
  • $385,000 Settlement in a Premises Liability and Trip and Fall case for Serious Personal Injuries
  • $1.4 Million Mediation for a Wrongful Death from a Motor Vehicle Accident
  • $300,000 Settlement in a Wrongful Termination case
  • $1 Million Verdict for a Pedestrian with Serious Personal Injuries in a Motor Vehicle Accident
  • $600,000 Verdict in a Wrongful Death case
  • $505,000 Settlement in a Brain Injury case due to a Motor Vehicle Accident
  • $3 Million Settlement in Product Liability Case for defective diet pills
  • $405,000 Settlement in a Premises Liability and Wrongful Death case

Representative Clients:

  • People who suffered serious personal injuries, or families who lost a loved one to a wrongful death, because of the negligence or carelessness of another.

Other Outstanding Achievements:

  • California Coastal Commission, Intern while at the University of San Diego School of Law
  • International Law Society, University of San Diego School of Law

Educational Background:

  • University of California at Los Angeles, B.S. in Political Science, with an Emphasis on International Relations, 1985
  • University of Salzburg, Salzburg, Austria

Industry Groups

  • Bicycle Accidents
  • Burns
  • Construction Accidents
  • Insurance Bad Faith
  • Motor Vehicle Accidents
  • Paralysis
  • Personal Injury
  • Spinal Cord Injuries
  • Truck Accidents
  • Wrongful Death
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Office Location for David R. Olan

212 Marine Street
Suite 100
Santa Monica, CA 90405

Phone: 310-566-0010

Fax: 310-566-0017

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Last Updated: 4/15/2021

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